Found March 06, 2013 on
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is headed to Las Vegas. One driver off to a hot start this season is Dale Earnhardt Jr. His car will look different from the usual green and white AMP energy paint scheme that fans have grown accustomed to.
Earnhardt will bring a Chevrolet SS to Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the colors of AMP Energy’s Active Orange flavor.
Pepsi, through its Amp and Diet Mt. Dew brands, is a primary sponsor for five races this year for the Hendrick Motorsports driver.
Sunday’s race broadcast is set to begin at 3 pm EST.
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AMP ENERGY ORANGE: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet SS will showcase an orange-and-black paint scheme this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to celebrate the return of AMP Energy Orange. AMP Energy Orange is now available on shelves in select markets and joins other popular AMP Energy flavors including Boost Original, Active Lemonade and Focus Mixed Berry.
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Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr., talk outside the garage during practice (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
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